CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 22, 2023
Updated: Dec 2, 2023
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-48106 is a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in zlib-ng minizip-ng v.4.0.2, affecting the mz_path_resolve function in the mz_os.c file. This vulnerability allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code by exploiting a crafted file. The vulnerability has a high severity rating, with a base score of 8.8 and an impact score of 5.9. The attack vector is through the network, and no privileges are required for exploitation. User interaction is required for the attack to be successful. The vulnerability poses a high danger to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized code execution and potential compromise of confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems using affected versions of zlib-ng minizip-ng. Remediation of this vulnerability requires updating to a patched version of the software when available or implementing any vendor-supplied patches or workarounds.

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